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and safe neighbor's park fund which was on the ballot four years ago and look at how that public investment has transformed our neighborhood. >> the playground is unique in that it serves a number of age groups, unlike many of the other properties, it serves small children with the children's play grounds and clubhouses that has basketball courts, it has an outdoor soccer field and so there were a lot of people that came to the table that had their wish list and we did our best to make sure that we kind of divided up spaces and made sure that we kept the old features of the playground but we were able to enhance all of those features.
>> the playground and the soccer field and the tennis fields and it is such a key part of this neighborhood. >> we want kids to be here. we want families to be here and we want people to have athletic opportunities. >> we are given a real responsibility to insure that the public's money is used appropriately and that something really special comes of these projects. we generally have about an opportunity every 50 years to redo these spaces. and it is really, really rewarding to see children and families benefit, you know, from the change of culture, at each one of these properties >> and as a result of, what you see behind us, more kids are playing on our soccer fields than ever before. we have more girls playing sports than we have ever had before. [ applause ] fp >> and we are sending a strong
hello, i'm ivette torres, and welcome to another edition of the road to recovery. today, we'll be talking about young adults in recovery, meeting the needs of the millennial generation. joining us in our panel today are ... ben chin, co-founder, ptr associates, washington, dc; alison malmon, founder, active minds, inc., washington, dc; vannasang souksavath, ladder project coordinator, the institute for health and recovery, cambridge, massachusetts; jim williams, executive director, the association of recovery schools, houston, texas.